Oscar Movies: Youth on Parade (1942)

This minor campus comedy, a low-budgeter from Republic, helmed by Al Rogell, concerns a prank of a fictitious student.

When a professor (played by John Hubbard) wants to meet her,  the students hire an actress (Ruth Terry) to impersonate their creation, and the teacher, of course, falls for her.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: “It Seems I’ve Heard That Song Before,” music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Sammy Cahn.

The above du went on to create many popular songs.

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Best Song was Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” from the movie “Holiday Inn.”

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